Brecciated Agate

A blue-gray slab cut to reveal many amalgamated chips and pieces of other blue, gray, and white rocks inside, looking like an irregular mosaic.

From the collection of Dennis Tryon.

Brecciated agate is a naturally amalgamated matrix of broken agate fragments. In other words, it’s broken agates stuck together to make one big agate.  Sometimes it’s called mosaic agate or ruin agate.


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